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2017-2018 Staff

Nate Sander

Staff Reporter

Nate is a junior serving his first year in newspaper. He enjoys playing video games and watching fail videos.

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Andrew Kirschner

Staff Reporter

Andrew is a junior who enjoys watching football and hanging out with friends. He also enjoys spending time with dogs and family.

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Justin Kuropas

Staff Reporter

Justin is a freshman serving his first year on the Forest Fire staff. Justin participates in marching band, and enjoys watching soccer and reading.

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Race Eisen

Staff Reporter

Race is a freshman serving his first year on the Forest Fire staff. He participates in DECA and enjoys hanging out with friends.

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Julia Conn

Staff Reporter

Julia is a freshman and is on her first year with the Forest Fire. She loves listening to music and has been involved in a play and various clubs.

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Jill Abhau

Staff Reporter

Jill is a freshman in newspaper for her first year. She wishes for a brother that will actually take her to Waffle House.

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Elle Shadik

Staff Reporter

Elle is a freshman and is serving her first year on the newspaper staff. She enjoys playing volleyball and horseback riding.

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Riley Larch

Staff Reporter

Riley is a freshman and is serving her first year on the Forest Fire. She also participates in theatre and tennis.

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Megan Wimmer

Staff Reporter

Megan is a freshman and this is her first year on the Forest Fire staff. She enjoys reading and playing basketball.

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Kensley Hamm

Staff Reporter

Kensley is a freshman and this is her first year on the Forest Fire staff. She enjoys reading, writing, and is involved in multiple clubs.

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Alexis Haymond

Staff Reporter

Alexis is a freshman and is serving her first year with the Forest Fire. She enjoys playing soccer and spending time with friends and family. She also hopes to be on the girls soccer team

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Chloe Browne

Staff Reporter

Chloe is a sophomore and this is her first year with the Forest Fire. She participates with Beta and the National Achievers Society, and is also involved with the Dance Company.

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Elissa Boster

Staff Reporter

Elissa is a senior and on the Forest Fire staff for the first time. Elissa enjoys playing tennis in her free time.

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Miranda Gonzalez

Staff Reporter

Miranda is a freshman and serving her first year on the Forest Fire staff. She enjoys drawing, listening to music, and playing video games in her free time. Miranda is also in Key Club and plans on staying in Newspaper for the...

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Tony Grant

Staff Reporter

Tony is a senior and on the Forest Fire staff for his first year. He plays hockey for the NC Force and is the captain for the school golf team.

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Meghan Keith

Staff Reporter

Meghan is a freshman serving her first year on the Forest Fire staff. She enjoys playing volleyball and hanging out with friends.

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Ally Beck

Staff Reporter

Ally is a freshman and this is her first year with the Forest Fire. She also plays tennis at the school. She is involved in Project Unify, Key Club, and Speech and Debate Club.

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Mary Allen

Staff Reporter

Mary is a freshman serving her first year on the Forest Fire staff. She is a part of the Interact Club and enjoys playing soccer.

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Ryan Wimmer

Staff Reporter

Ryan is a junior and serving his first year on the Forest Fire. He is the manager for both the boys and girls soccer teams, and an active member in the school DECA chapter,

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Morgan Johnson

Staff Reporter

Morgan is a freshman who enjoys cheerleading and lacrosse. She is also a part of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and loves research and writing stories.

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Grace Mercurio

Staff Reporter

Grace is a Freshman and is serving her first year with the Forest Fire. She enjoys dance, yoga, and reading.

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Jada Caldwell

Staff Reporter

Jada, a junior and a first year reporter on the Forest Fire, loves to read. She is a part of the Book Club, Gospel Choir, National Achievers Society, and Latin Club.

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Isaiah Brewer

Video News Editor

Isaiah is a senior and currently serving his second year on the Forest Fire. He's the Video News Editor, and had been a part of a broadcast team prior to moving to Wake Forest last year. He's also in several clubs such as: National...

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Hannah Kinstle

Staff Reporter

Hannah is a sophomore and is serving her second year on the Forest Fire staff. She enjoys dancing, singing, and hanging out with her friends.

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Mikaela Keldsen

Staff Reporter

Mikaela is a sophomore and this is her second year on the Forest Fire staff. She enjoys playing volleyball and hanging out with her friends.

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Marissa Marchisillo

Photography Editor

Marissa is a sophomore currently in her second year on the Forest Fire staff. She plays tennis and runs track for the school. She is also involved in many clubs such as her own Project Positive.

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Joshua Short

Staff Reporter

Joshua is a junior and is serving his second year on The Forest Fire staff. He enjoys film and Saturdays.

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Austin Julian

Sports Editor

Austin is a senior and serving his second year on The Forest Fire staff. He participates in varsity lacrosse and DECA.

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Emma Lewis

Life Editor

Emma is a sophomore serving her second year on the Forest Fire staff. She is involved in tennis and track at school, in addition to many clubs including Unified Champions and Beta Club. She is also Vice President and co-founder...

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Rebekah Helms

News Editor

Rebekah is a sophomore and this is her second year with the Forest Fire. She participates in tennis and track at our school. She is also the co-captain of the Speech and Debate club, and is involved in many other clubs, including...

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Taylor Roth

Staff Reporter

Taylor is a junior who is serving her second year on the Forest Firest staff. As well as being managing editor, she plays tennis in and out of school and takes part in multiple clubs.

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Kerrigan Zambrana

Staff Reporter

Kerrigan Zambrana, a junior, is serving her second year on the Forest Fire staff and is the assistant sports editor. Kerrigan is involved in Student Government Association as the sophomore class president. She takes part in other...

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Jensen Abhau

Social Media Editor

Jensen (also known as Jensuah) is a junior and serving his second year on the newspaper staff. He has taken part in Film Club and shoots videos for his YouTube channel, J-Sided, in his free time.

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Noah Pittarelli

Managing Editor

Noah is a junior and has been on the Forest Fire staff for two years. He plays on the varsity soccer team. He also enjoys academics, his favorites being math and history.

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Mayla Gilliam

Managing Editor

Mayla is a senior and is currently serving her third year on the Forest Fire staff. In addition to being editor-in-chief, she is the President of Juniorette Club, Treasurer of the Leo Club, as well as many other extracurricular...

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Austin Lee

Online Editor

Austin Lee, senior and third year staff member of the Forest Fire, serves as assistant editor and participates in DECA.

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Charlie Byrd

Assistant News Editor

While serving his third year on the newspaper staff as assistant news editor, Charlie, a senior, is involved in boy's lacrosse.

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